Inner Child Therapy: Countering the Inner Critical Voice

Dr Nicholas Jenner

When I practice Inner Child Therapy with clients, we invariably meet the Inner Critic at some stage. This can often be identified because of the “should” statements that are associated with its advice. When I look at my client base, I notice that I have a range of different personalities, issues and outlooks on life but one thing that many have in common is a lack of self-esteem. There are some very successful people here who beat themselves up over the smallest setback, refusing to leave their perfectionist thinking and ruining what could be a fruitful life in the process. Many of them have a strong inner critic that wraps itself around them, reminding them of their failures and defects.

Dr. Nicholas Jenner is a counselling psychologist in private practice working with individuals, couples, groups and companies Dr. Jenner runs a thriving online therapy business bringing help to those who find taking therapy…

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